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A Loyal Companion

20 Feb 2020

Mr. Tobing with the delegation of children in Indonesia Child Congress event in North Sumatra

Mr. Tobing (48 yo), is one of the active companions of the child forum of Sungai Betung Subdistrict, Bengkayang Regency, West Kalimantan. He always concerns in helping and accompany child forum members in every activity, even though he has to leave the work.

In December 2019, Mr. Tobing is entrusted to accompany the child delegation of West Kalbar in the 16th Indonesia Child Congress event in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra. He was proud and glad to be involved in that event. He said the children were so lucky to become delegation and to speak up about their voices with other Indonesian children.

For him, being a child companion also gives him great experiences in life. He can meet the important person and share the story about his hometown in West Kalimantan.

One of them was when in that event. Tobing had time to meet and talk with Arist Merdeka Sirait as a Vice of National Commission for the Protection of Indonesian Children

“I am glad to see Mr. Arist. We talked about Indonesian children and having a good time together. I got much information from him, especially in committing the child protection issue,” said Tobing.

By the Indonesia Child Congress event, Tobing hopes that children's voices can be heard and be responded properly by the government. He hopes that the children's issues in Indonesia can be handled by all parties.

Written by: Betty Lestari, Fasilitator Pengembangan Area Program Bengkayang Wahana Visi Indonesia

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